Come Ride With Me

© William C. Raco

Come Ride With Me

Gianna Stadelmyer 8/31/2004 3:38:36 AM

WOW! The fact that your resubmitting this means it didn't place the first time and I CAN'T believe that! Excellent shot, Bill! Love the way the path leads me into the photo and the IR is always fabulous:-) Good luck with this one this time! #163978

Colette M. Metcalf 8/31/2004 3:43:11 AM

Gorgeous!! #746686

Joy Brown 8/31/2004 3:43:49 AM

Terrific, Bill! #746690

S J 8/31/2004 3:46:18 AM

beautiful shot, Bill! #746698

Kelly Abernathy 8/31/2004 3:48:32 AM

Another gorgeous IR shot Bill! Lovely comp with the meandering path framed by the trees. Colors/contrasts are wonderful. Great eye for a beautiful IR! -K

(btw, your IR shots have inspired me. Now I'm looking for an IR filter, any advice is appreciated!) #746709

Paul Michko 8/31/2004 3:48:35 AM

I always enjoy your IR shots, Bill. Gives such a refreshing view of the world. #746710

William C. Raco 8/31/2004 3:55:06 AM

Thank you to Kathleen, Carolyn and Colleen whose notes ended on 2 other pages.

This is so beautiful, you'd better hire a bus. :)

Kathleen Clemons

Ok, be right there! I'm ready to go!

Carolyn Fletcher

very nice curves, makes you want to go down the path...

Colleen Braun

Thank you all very much......

bill #746728

Michael Allen 8/31/2004 4:07:53 AM

Bill, this is so clean; I thought it was a snow scene. It had a wonderful winter feel.

Great framing. ..mike ;-}


Lena Lee 8/31/2004 4:25:00 AM

When I see this I can learn to rid, GREAT WOW.

Lena #746789

Kathryn (Love) Scheet 8/31/2004 4:27:02 AM

I've gotta get me a bus ticket!
beautiful image Bill! #746792

Cindy Paquette 8/31/2004 4:30:49 AM

Ohhhhh...the curves, the landscape and that IR is just georgeous Bill! This one is stunning! #746798

Wally Orlowsky 8/31/2004 4:41:50 AM

Terrific IR shot, Bill. That road is so inviting, I hope it winds on forever. #746817

Deborah C. Lewinson 8/31/2004 5:12:24 AM

Outstanding image, Bill! Good luck on the resubmit! #746884

Charlene Bayerle 8/31/2004 5:18:24 AM

WINNER in my book Bill!!!! #746902

Cathy Gregor 8/31/2004 5:20:44 AM

Absolutely gorgeous, Bill! I really like the way the road takes me into the pic.
-cathy #746912

Kasia Elser 8/31/2004 5:27:31 AM

WOW! Great shot! #746939

Darren K. Fisher 8/31/2004 5:44:18 AM

Good choice for Resubmit. I still say it is a winner. #746985

Diane Addonizio 8/31/2004 5:56:08 AM

Excellent image, Bill! #747019

Marcie A. Fowler 8/31/2004 6:30:02 AM

Very nicely done. Thought it was a winter scene from the thumbnail!! #747119

Donna J. Taff 8/31/2004 7:13:14 AM

So beautiful, Bill!!!!!!! #747247

Laura Berman 8/31/2004 7:38:41 AM

Oh Bill, this is so breathtakingly beautiful!
The judges may have been fools the first time but at least that means we get to see it again. #747319

Murry Grigsby 8/31/2004 7:38:50 AM

Still looks good to me Bill -- good luck this time around :0) #747320

Mellanie 8/31/2004 8:39:22 AM

I really love this, Bill! It's just an awesome shot! #747400

Marie Fields 8/31/2004 9:25:05 AM

AWESOME image, Bill! #747451

Jennifer Rennison 8/31/2004 11:32:05 AM

Wow, Bill, love the meandering road, composition and IR! Outstanding! #747682

Robin L. Wehrman 8/31/2004 11:36:54 AM

WOW!! This is magnificent William!! Great eye. I love this alot, good luck with this!!! #747701

Bonnie C. Lackey 8/31/2004 11:42:52 AM

Best of luck this month, bill. This is a stunning piece - think it's even better this time :-) #747713

Dan Holm 8/31/2004 11:49:23 AM

Absolutely GORGEOUS, Bill! Excellent!! Good luck with it! #747728

Michael Wehrman 8/31/2004 1:18:20 PM

Great image William #747852

William C. Raco 8/31/2004 6:27:41 PM

You are all so very kind.
I can only wish you were all judges ;-)
Thank you so much for the encouragement!
Best wishes,

bill #748160

Paula Showen 8/31/2004 7:41:16 PM

Perfection, Bill! Pure perfection! This is beautiful! #748282

Mary K. Robison 8/31/2004 7:47:00 PM

Someone was clearly asleep at the switch when you entered this grace-filled image last time, Bill! Surely the judges will make up for it in the coming weeks!! #748299

William C. Raco 8/31/2004 7:56:31 PM

Thanks Paula and Mary.
Very kind of you both!
Take care,

bill #748310

Amanda Price 8/31/2004 9:01:46 PM

This is just absolutely beautiful, Bill!!! Great effects! #748354

William C. Raco 9/1/2004 3:36:23 AM

Thank you, Amanda

bill #748635

Patricia Marroquin 9/1/2004 12:07:34 PM

A stunning resubmit, Bill! Love the way the curves lead you right into this beautiful scene. #749727

Anette Linnea Rasmussen 9/3/2004 10:03:48 PM

Great job, Bill - like the effect, well

Best regards
Linnea #754514

William C. Raco 9/4/2004 5:32:26 AM

Thank you, Patricia and Linnea. ;-)

bill #754952

Kathleen Clemons 9/13/2004 3:50:44 PM

Sooo glad you chose to resubmit this one, Bill! Congratulations! #774212

Pu Chen 9/13/2004 3:54:59 PM

Always a fan of your IR images! Great shot and well-deserved, Bill! Congratulations! #774221

Lee Ann Sahagun - Poling 9/13/2004 3:57:17 PM

I'll ride with you! Especially down a road that likes as beautiful as this! #774228

Tammy McAllister 9/13/2004 3:59:55 PM

I love the signature you stamp all over your IR shots.
Congratulations Bill,
Tammy #774234

Susan T. Parady 9/13/2004 4:22:06 PM

Congratulations, Bill. I think Kathleen is right, you'll need to hire a bus to hold everyone that wants to ride with you. #774279

Kathleen K. Parker 9/13/2004 4:22:50 PM

Whoowheeee....congratulations, Bill.
KK #774282

Dolores Neilson 9/13/2004 4:37:09 PM

Felicitations, bill!! I'm so happy for you! Many congrats on this fine image making finalist! #774314

Francis Cailles 9/13/2004 4:39:26 PM

congrats, Bill. Well deserved recognition for this awesome shot. Wow! #774320

Ed Heaton 9/13/2004 4:42:44 PM

Congratulations Bill,
Well Done! #774325

Gail Vitikacs 9/13/2004 4:48:12 PM

Wonderful news!!!! So happy for you Bill! #774340

Paul Michko 9/13/2004 4:55:15 PM

Congrats, Bill. As I said before, so refreshing. #774368

Gianna Stadelmyer 9/13/2004 4:56:27 PM

Congratulations, Bill!!! #774376

Deborah C. Lewinson 9/13/2004 4:59:32 PM

Congratulations, Bill!!!

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 9/13/2004 5:30:16 PM

Congratulations on your finalist photo!! Great lines in this image!! #774543

Deborah Sandidge 9/13/2004 5:32:49 PM

Beautiful image, wonderful IR work, congratulations to you, Bill!!! #774556

Claudia Kuhn 9/13/2004 5:37:57 PM

Love that winding driveway and of course, the IR. Big congrats Bill!! #774597

Darren K. Fisher 9/13/2004 6:04:08 PM

To me this is one of your best IR. I love how the road takes us through the fantasy land. Congrats to you and best of luck on the second round. #774782

Judith G. Secco 9/13/2004 6:04:45 PM

Wow, this is fantastic, Bill. Congratulations to you.
Judy #774791

Donna J. Taff 9/13/2004 6:13:26 PM

Congratulation's, Bill!!!!!! #774874

Paula Showen 9/13/2004 6:32:39 PM

Awesome, Bill!!! Congratulations!!! #774976

Kelly Abernathy 9/13/2004 6:35:29 PM

Yay! I still love it and am so glad to see this here! Congratulations! Well deserved! -K #774990

Bob Cammarata 9/13/2004 6:41:27 PM

Many congrats Bill!!! #775034

Jennifer Rennison 9/13/2004 6:42:42 PM

Congratulations, Bill! #775042

Elisabeth A. Gay 9/13/2004 6:48:43 PM

Congrats, Bill,
Ann #775093

Jennifer A. Okamoto 9/13/2004 6:51:01 PM

Congratulations, William. This is a BEAUTIFUL! #775121

S J 9/13/2004 6:52:02 PM

Congratulations, Bill!! WTG! #775132

Brenda W. LaFleur 9/13/2004 7:06:15 PM

Expected to see this one here, Bill. Congrats and Good Luck!! #775234

Dale Ann Cubbage 9/13/2004 7:30:38 PM

Beautiful! Congrats Bill!! #775452

Isabel L 9/13/2004 7:57:25 PM

Wow!!!! Lovely shot Bill!!!!
Congrats and good luck next round. #775723

Joy Brown 9/13/2004 8:32:20 PM

Congrats Bill! #776036

Dan Holm 9/13/2004 8:33:45 PM

CONGRATS, Bill!! Awesome shot, well deserved! #776050

Kathryn (Love) Scheet 9/13/2004 8:36:34 PM

Bill, congratulations! I really love this image - :) #776073

Cathy T. Vettes 9/13/2004 8:52:03 PM

Simply breathtaking Bill.. Congradualtions and good luck !! #776181

Carol Engstrom 9/13/2004 9:25:11 PM

Congratulations bill! Beautiful image. #776333

Evy Johansen 9/13/2004 10:07:36 PM

Many congratulations, Bill! Very well deserved! #776510

Cathy Barrows 9/13/2004 10:10:24 PM

Congrats!...beautiful #776522

Susan T. Evans 9/13/2004 11:03:59 PM

Congrats Bill on this awesome finalists! #776613

Mary K. Robison 9/13/2004 11:32:41 PM

So glad to see this beautiful, gliding image made the finalists this time, Bill. Best of luck with it next level up. #776653

Stanley J. Contrades 9/14/2004 1:34:03 AM

I hope the line at the bus stop is as long as this one, Bill!! Wow!! Good luck and best wishes in the next level! CONGRATULATIONS!!
Stan #776783

Debra Booth 9/14/2004 2:43:56 AM

Wow! Awesome Finalist, Bill! Congratulations! #776873

Donna R. Moratelli 9/14/2004 2:47:27 AM

Wow, congrats; Bill! #776880

William C. Raco 9/14/2004 3:19:33 AM

Wow, you folks are great!
Thank you so very much.

bill #776946

Kasia Elser 9/14/2004 4:49:03 AM

Congrats! Great shot! #777332

Michael Allen 9/14/2004 5:52:34 AM

Congrats, well deserved. ..mike ;-] #777700

Ellen Peach 9/14/2004 6:47:54 AM

Congrats on this IR beauty my friend & good luck in the next round! #777983

Stacey A. Bates 9/14/2004 7:29:56 AM

Congrats Bill, and best of luck in the next round!! #778197

Nobu Nagase 9/14/2004 8:21:31 AM

Congratulations, IR Bill!!!

Robin L. Wehrman 9/14/2004 8:30:27 AM

Congratulations to you Bill!!! Good luck in the next round!! Robin. #778495

Mette Vendelboe Allison 9/14/2004 8:57:47 AM

Congratulations, Bill! #778597

Leanne M.E. Boyd 9/14/2004 9:14:16 AM

Congratulations Bill! #778670

Alan L. Borror 9/14/2004 9:41:36 AM

congratulations, Bill!!! #778814

Cindy Paquette 9/14/2004 10:04:39 AM

No surprise here Bill! This one is sooo special! A heartfelt congratulations!
Cindy #778920

Karen Engelbreth 9/14/2004 10:29:31 AM

Congratulations bill! #779026

Patricia Marroquin 9/14/2004 11:10:54 AM

You are the master! Congratulations, Bill, on this spectacular image! :-) #779201

Wanda Judd 9/14/2004 11:16:11 AM

Totally awesome...I love it. #779220

LJ Corliss 9/14/2004 1:11:20 PM

Congrats :) #779545

Jeff Robinson 9/14/2004 5:47:02 PM

Great work Bill! Jeff #780563

Murry Grigsby 9/14/2004 7:10:28 PM

Congrats Bill! #780858

Carol Brill 9/14/2004 9:52:32 PM

Glad to finally see this where it belongs, Bill, congratulations and best of luck! #781203

Bob Cammarata 9/15/2004 1:35:10 AM

Great image William!
Many congrats on your Second Place Win!! #781522

Stanley J. Contrades 9/15/2004 1:37:30 AM

CONGRATULATONS, bill! Great job on this win!
Stan #781528

Patricia Marroquin 9/15/2004 1:43:50 AM

Congrats again, Bill! :-) #781541

Evy Johansen 9/15/2004 1:45:15 AM

Many congratulations on your win, Bill!
Very well deserved!! #781543

Kathleen Clemons 9/15/2004 1:47:29 AM

YEA! It's about time we see one of your gorgeous IRs in the winner's circle! Big congrats!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #781549

Kelly Abernathy 9/15/2004 2:03:17 AM

Yay, Yay, Yay! Congratulations on your win Bill! So well deserved! I'm happy for you! And I agree with Kathleen - I'm lovin' seeing your beautiful IR in the winner's circle! Wooooo - Hooooo! :) -K #781559

Kelly Abernathy 9/15/2004 2:03:20 AM

Yay, Yay, Yay! Congratulations on your win Bill! So well deserved! I'm happy for you! And I agree with Kathleen - I'm lovin' seeing your beautiful IR in the winner's circle! Wooooo - Hooooo! :) -K #781561

Alan L. Borror 9/15/2004 2:18:32 AM

Congratulations on your win, Bill! #781582

Theresa McCloskey 9/15/2004 3:08:01 AM

Congratulations Bill :-) #781646

Rob Friedman 9/15/2004 3:24:27 AM

Cognrats Bill!!! You rock! #781684

S J 9/15/2004 3:41:37 AM

Hi Bill! Congratulations on your win! #781719

Kathryn (Love) Scheet 9/15/2004 3:57:05 AM

oooh yes!! congratulations on this win!

Deborah C. Lewinson 9/15/2004 4:14:18 AM

So glad to see this as a winner, Bill, congratulations!!! #781850

Claudia Kuhn 9/15/2004 4:17:12 AM

Congrats on your winner Bill! #781859

Wally Orlowsky 9/15/2004 4:38:52 AM

Congratulations on this win, Bill. Looks like the second time's a charm ;) #781914

Marie Fields 9/15/2004 5:18:10 AM

Congratulations on this awesome winner, Bill!!! #782024

Gail Vitikacs 9/15/2004 6:15:07 AM

YEAH BILL!!!! So happy for you!!!! Congratulations again!!! #782199

Janice Forrest 9/15/2004 6:17:01 AM

Way to go Bill! #782203

Charlene Bayerle 9/15/2004 6:23:59 AM

WELL DESERVED BILL!!!!!!! #782218

Donna R. Moratelli 9/15/2004 6:52:24 AM

Good, here it is...
Congratulations Bill! This is a very well deserved win!
I'm proud of you!! #782327

Robin L. Wehrman 9/15/2004 6:59:08 AM

Congratulations to you Bill on your 2nd Place WIN!!! Well deserved!!! Outstanding image!!!!! #782352

Murry Grigsby 9/15/2004 7:14:01 AM

Congrats on your win Bill! #782417

Deborah Sandidge 9/15/2004 7:39:34 AM

Congratulations, Bill!!! #782500

Carol Engstrom 9/15/2004 8:20:45 AM

Yes! Congrats Bill! #782627

Karen Bacon 9/15/2004 8:37:10 AM

Congratulations on this great image Bill! #782677

Dale Gast 9/15/2004 8:48:15 AM

Congratulations on your win, Bill!! Fantastic image!!! #782709

Susan T. Evans 9/15/2004 8:57:12 AM

Congrats Bill on your well deserved win, terrifici image!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #782742

Wendy M. Amdahl 9/15/2004 9:05:08 AM

Good Afternoon Bill! I'm scared with so many responses already that another one might cause the system to go down...but I cannot resist Congratulating you on your beautiful winner. It is well deserved! :o) #782769

Mary K. Robison 9/15/2004 9:46:29 AM

At last! This gem gets the credit it deserves! CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR WIN, BILL!!! #782867

Jennifer Rennison 9/15/2004 10:16:24 AM

Congratulations on your win, Bill, so well deserved!!


William C. Raco 9/15/2004 12:09:22 PM

Thank you all so very much!!
I really appreciate your kind words.

bill #783167

Joannie Bertucci 9/15/2004 3:59:50 PM

Bill, everyone has given you their congratulations and you know I send mine but I'm also sending you the biggest bear hug that can be sent through a computer!
I got my very first finalist image and I owe you the wonderful support you've given me here!
Take care very special friend
Joannie #783656

Cindy Paquette 9/15/2004 4:10:27 PM

This shot is just so surreal and beautiful...a favorite of mine! A warm and heartfelt congratulations on this beauty!! I'm sure we all hope to seem more in the future!!! #783672

Colleen Braun 9/15/2004 4:35:06 PM

congrats Bill... #783713

Kathleen F. Greer 9/15/2004 4:48:52 PM

Big congrats on this beautiful image Bill!!! #783731

Donna J. Taff 9/15/2004 6:25:18 PM

Congratulation's, Bill!!!!! #783921

William C. Raco 9/15/2004 6:36:20 PM

Thank you all SOOOO much.
Joannie, no thanks necessary.
It would be nice to see more of your work, though ;-)

bill #783945

Diane Addonizio 9/15/2004 7:33:14 PM

Congratulations, Bill!!!!!!!!!!!! #784027

Francis Cailles 9/15/2004 9:01:18 PM

congratulations, Bill. It's a beautiful image...certainly deserves the award. #784128

William C. Raco 9/16/2004 2:38:15 AM

Thank you very much, Diane and Francis!

bill #784310

Ellen Peach 9/16/2004 6:29:04 AM

Way to go, IR Bill...congrats on your 2nd place win!!! #784673

Debra Booth 9/16/2004 6:33:02 PM

Big congrats to you on your win with this awesome shot, Bill!! #786071

Pu Chen 9/17/2004 2:46:03 PM

Congratulations, Bill! #787657

Susana Matos 9/18/2004 1:26:40 AM

Congratulations, this is superbe! If we ever make an exchange again, this is number one!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Regards from Portugal, Su #788416

Kathleen K. Parker 9/18/2004 5:00:03 AM

Many congratulations of your win, Bill.
kk #788735

Colette M. Metcalf 9/18/2004 5:15:40 AM

Congratulations, Bill!!! #788766

Stephen Zacker 9/18/2004 7:34:11 AM

Congratulations Bill. This is an image I'd be proud hanging on my wall! Has a great feeling to it! #789101

donnalee cataldo 9/18/2004 4:54:39 PM

Wow, what an absolutely gorgeous photo. EVERYTHING about it appears perfect to me. BEAUTIFUL!!!!!! #789969

Anette Linnea Rasmussen 9/18/2004 11:32:13 PM

Great job, Bill - well done!
Congratulations on your win!

Best wishes
Linnea #790342

Dolores Neilson 9/19/2004 5:32:18 PM

You are so good at these IR images, bill!! And this one is no exception! Wonderful!! Many congrats! #791991

Laura Berman 9/19/2004 7:22:05 PM

Bill, a very big congratulations on this win (if somewhat delayed)! I was delighted when you resubmitted it because it meant that we got to see it again--and now here it is one more time with a well deserved win! Lucky us and thank you for such superb work. #792161

William C. Raco 9/19/2004 7:24:36 PM

You are all so wonderfully kind.
Thank you VERY much!

bill #792163

Peggy Wolff 10/15/2004 7:49:44 PM

Congrats on your win Bill, this is beautiful! #845775

William C. Raco 10/15/2004 7:54:11 PM

Why thank you very much, Peggy!

bill #845814

Shelly A. Van Camp 1/17/2006 4:09:56 AM

Congrats Bill...your work is beautiful! Love this!!! #2297103

William C. Raco 1/17/2006 1:57:09 PM

Thank you so much, Shelly!
I very much appreciate that ;)

Bill #2299294

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